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Engine & Transmission > Rear oil seal removal (5 replies - 154 views)

Nice going--glad to see you did this so quickly. By the "cushion" , did you mean the rubber piece that goes behind the white nylon ...   06-13-2021 05:21 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > JH 14933 made it to Dubai ! (5 replies - 168 views)

wow--just saw your video, and if that is a rod through your block, then yes, your engine is toast. Things to save on the engine: ...   06-08-2021 09:32 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

The rubber bumpers(all 74 1/2 year cars; had to be good for 5mph impact) started at 18320 to 18950 with the 4spd tm. before they ...   06-08-2021 09:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 209 views)

noomg: you're correct, in that Richard at West Coast Cylinder Heads was THE place to go. I talked with him last year and he said ...   06-04-2021 10:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear oil seal removal (5 replies - 154 views)

1) No, the sump does not need to be removed 1a) be sure to mark the flywheel position in relation to the ...   05-30-2021 09:20 pm

Cooling > Is a radiator fan shroud needed? (9 replies - 964 views)

The cars never came with a fan shroud; they were add-ons for mostly the engines after the '73s, which had about 2 extra quarts of ...   04-30-2021 05:59 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

noomg: I agree with you, but he did drive it there(i.e.-not trailered).. Have no idea what happened to him or the car ...   04-14-2021 05:19 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

The books Richard Calver put together might have that info in it. I met a man from Louisiana in 1989 at the first Jensen National in ...   04-13-2021 04:35 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

If the pictures were correct, it looks like the blue timing belt was installed, which does NOT stretch. Contact the previous owner to se when ...   04-13-2021 01:55 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

Chris: you have a VERY EARLY J-H. The 5 digit # for the U.S. would have 1110- before the 5 digits on your plate. ...   04-12-2021 10:55 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1903 views)

the very earl ones had a metal plate with nthe number stamped in, located on the passenger side engine bay rail. Then they moved this ...   04-12-2021 05:28 pm

Cooling > Replacing Heater core (2 replies - 376 views)

yeah you're right in that it's a "pain in the a**". The dash will need to be removed and if your car is a "true" ...   03-22-2021 08:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement hardware for restoration (7 replies - 769 views)

Brendan: have a ton of used parts, but the special fasteners for some of the trim have been discontinued. Yu may try Rejens and Martin ...   03-15-2021 06:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Need engine (8 replies - 790 views)

Puck: you may want to rethink this; if the engine is a '73, that means no rear crank seal(has a "leaky" rope seal), different gaskets ...   03-10-2021 01:42 pm

Miscellaneous > AutoBlog Article on a Jensen Healey (3 replies - 452 views)

just saw the link; pull the water pump,the 3 decent fender, and the tm. ...   03-06-2021 02:35 pm

Cooling > Is a radiator fan shroud needed? (9 replies - 964 views)

Don't know how many amps your electric fan uses, but hopefully there is a relay for it. You could just run a switch inside that ...   03-05-2021 06:17 pm

Ignition > Judson electronic magneto (3 replies - 441 views)

the capacitive discharge systems(like the Crane & Allison ones that were used on our cars) will not work well with the tachometer unless you modify ...   03-04-2021 10:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > valve cover sealing. (5 replies - 4241 views)

Just use the red ones JHPS sells(has instructions) with new seloc washers and you should be fine. Mine have been on 25 years with no problems ...   03-04-2021 10:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > TIMING BELT UPDATE (3 replies - 482 views)

A few years ago, Tim Engel mentioned this high performance belt. I had never heard of it so I decided to get one(ROCKAUTO) and installed ...   02-24-2021 01:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > carbon cannister (1 reply - 302 views)

You could remove it, but DO NOT plug the line from the gas tank(possible vacuum created). You could plug off the 2 brass nipples on ...   02-22-2021 10:10 pm

Cooling > Water Pump -"SANDBLASTED" (4 replies - 457 views)

1st pic ...   02-19-2021 06:39 pm

Cooling > Water Pump -"SANDBLASTED" (4 replies - 457 views)

3nd pic ...   02-19-2021 06:39 pm

Cooling > Water Pump -"SANDBLASTED" (4 replies - 457 views)

3rd pic ...   02-19-2021 06:39 pm

Cooling > Water Pump -"SANDBLASTED" (4 replies - 457 views)

Just got in a pump that can no longer be rebuilt. This is what happens when you leave the internal wire spirals found in aftermarket ...   02-19-2021 06:14 pm

Wheels > Lug Nut Special Socket (4 replies - 625 views)

No, it's NOT necessary to use an aluminum socket. I have a few nylon inserted sockets that are "safer" for lug nuts that are still ...   02-13-2021 12:52 am

Miscellaneous > Paint Interior Combinations (24 replies - 2315 views)

Have NOS and a few "good" ones taken off cars. Let me know what exactly you may need bruce ...   01-28-2021 02:28 pm

Ignition > REBUILDING DISTRIBUTORS (2 replies - 464 views)

Caution: after working on our cars for over 40 years, I found out something "NEW", which can be a problem. Usually, when I have rebuilt a ...   01-22-2021 11:25 pm

Ignition > UK 907 Distributor without vacuum advance (9 replies - 990 views)

the vacuum for our dizzy is a RETARD; pull it out, plug the holes(silicone works) and bolt the top plate to the bottom(where the points ...   01-12-2021 06:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > Convertable top front header adhesive attachment (1 reply - 536 views)

The glue was put on only the underside of the front bow(if you ordered a top from the dealer, it came with a bow already ...   12-23-2020 01:18 am

Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 954 views)

The blower motor may just be slightly stuck from lack of use; stick a coat hanger wire through the mesh grill on the front(under the ...   12-19-2020 09:07 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 954 views)

you got me on that one; the solid white wire(all British cars) is unfused, going to a fuse from the ignition. All green wires are ...   12-19-2020 08:28 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 954 views)

the 2nd/middle fuse does not have a white wire to it; it gets its power from the bottom blade of #1/top fuse holder which is ...   12-19-2020 06:11 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 1484 views)

Pertronix:: that COULD be the problem. Before you wrap the fuel lines, which I have NEVER seen necessary, put a set of points, condenser, and ...   11-20-2020 01:54 am

Engine & Transmission > driveshaft 5 speed (10 replies - 1112 views)

I believe the differentials(both 4 & 5spd.) are Vauxhall(Viva model?) ...   11-10-2020 02:28 pm

Ignition > Lucas 25d distibutor body (7 replies - 1076 views)

As I previously as stated, I have quite a few. I don't know if you want to rebuild it yourself, or have me do It ...   11-10-2020 02:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > driveshaft 5 speed (10 replies - 1112 views)

if you're getting noise under acceleration, you may 1)be low in fluid; 2)the pinion & ring gear no longer mesh properly(live with it or get ...   11-09-2020 07:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > driveshaft 5 speed (10 replies - 1112 views)

the input shaft for the diff should not move at all. That is the shaft with the pinion gear on it that had been carefully ...   11-09-2020 04:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (68 replies - 56127 views)

removing the allen bolt may be a little daunting at first, but if you use a set of vise grips on the large washer(yes, it ...   11-09-2020 02:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (68 replies - 56127 views)

we're all happy to hear you got that sorted out--so exactly, what was the problem? Noticed the pressure only went to just above 50psi(the original ...   11-09-2020 01:10 pm

Ignition > Lucas 25d distibutor body (7 replies - 1076 views)

basically, yes(the 5 digit # stamped on the front may be different, but you will need to transfer the guts; might as well change ...   11-09-2020 01:05 pm


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